By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Iranian CEO pleads guilty to violating US sanctions

An Iranian CEO of an online financial services company, Seyed Sajjad Shahidian, has pleaded guilty to 1 count of conspiracy to commit offences against and defraud the United States by violating US restrictions on trade and exports to Iran. Mr Shahidian established a scheme to help Iranian citizens conduct illicit financial transactions with US businesses via his company, Payment24 (see …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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